Anderson's College, Glasgow | Popular Evening Class Committee

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Anderson's College, Glasgow | Popular Evening Class Committee

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Other form(s) of name

  • Anderson's Institution | Popular Evening Class Committee (1796-1828)
  • Anderson's University | Popular Evening Class Committee (1828-1877)

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Description area

Dates of existence



The Popular Evening Class Committee was appointed by the trustees of Anderson's Institution and was responsible for the management of the popular evening classes.


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Internal structures/genealogy

The committee comprised sixteen members, elected by and from the popular evening classes. A president, secretary and treasurer were elected yearly by and from the committee. The committee appointed subcommittees as necessary. It reported to the trustees. Ordinary meetings were held quarterly and special meetings when required.

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Anderson's College, Glasgow (1796-1887)

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Description of relationship

The committee was responsible for the management of the college's popular evening classes.

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Control area

Authority record identifier


Institution identifier

GB 249

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).


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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Victoria Peters, December 2009.




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